Authorities investigate ‘suspicious’ fire in West Town

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Authorities are investigating after a commercial building fire was found to be suspicious in nature Monday morning in the West Town neighborhood.

Firefighters responded to the blaze about 4:25 a.m. at the three-story commercial building in the 1000 block of North Ashland, Chicago Fire Department Chief Juan Hernandez said.

No injuries were reported, according to Chicago Police.

The fire was determined to be suspicious in nature and the police Bomb and Arson Unit has been called to the scene.

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